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Fort Worth Museums and Information

  • Sid Richardson Museum : The Sid Richardson Art Museum is a western art museum located in the heart of downtown Fort Worth, in Historic Sundance Square. The Museum is close to the best of Fort Worth's restaurant and entertainment offerings and is within walking distance of the Fort Worth Convention CenterBass Performance Hall, and the Sundance Square Plaza. Admission is free.
  • Amon Carter Museum of American Art: The Amon Carter Museum of American Art is a Fort Worth museum that houses a preeminent collection of American art including painting, sculpture, and works on paper; it has been a Fort Worth institution since 1961.
  • Kimbell Art Museum: The Kimbell is a Fort Worth museum who's permanent collection contains holdings ranging from the third millennium B.C. to the mid-20th century, and includes major works by Fra Angelico, Velazquez, Bernini, Rembrandt, Goya, Monet, Cezanne, Picasso, Mondrian and Matisse.
  • Fort Worth Museum of Science and History: The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History is dedicated to extraordinary learning experiences for everyone! From engaging spaces in Innovation Studios to the Noble Planetarium where the mysteries of the cosmos unfold, exploration is what it’s all about! Unearth fossils in DinoDig, watch imaginations come alive in the Fort Worth Children’s Museum or immerse yourself in a giant screen experience at the Omni Theater, an IMAX Dome.
  • Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth: The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth maintains one of the foremost collections of international modern and contemporary art in the country. See the work of Andy Warhol, Jackson Pollock, and Mark Rothko. Discover amazing contemporary works … displayed in a serene concrete and glass building surrounded by a magnificent reflecting pond.
  • Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame: The Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame, a western, historical museum in Fort Worth, Texas, honors those men and women who have shown excellence in the business and support of rodeo and the western lifestyle in Texas."
  • Cattle Raisers Museum: The Cattle Raisers Museum is dedicated to preserving and celebrating the vital history and science of the cattle industry. The experience tells the story of the cattle industry from its origins among the West’s early Spanish settlers, through the heyday of the legendary drovers, all the way to today’s modern range technology. 
  • National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame: The National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame is the only museum in the world dedicated to honoring trailblazing women of the American West. Its multimedia exhibits and historic photographs, papers, clothing, spurs and saddles tell the inspiring stories of remarkable women pioneers, ranchers, performers and rodeo stars.
  • Fort Worth Convention and Visitors Bureau: Fort Worth is the 16th-largest city in the United States and part of the No. 1 tourist destination in Texas, welcoming more than 9.1 million visitors annually. Comprised of eight primary entertainment districts each offering distinct dining, shopping, entertainment and cultural amenities. In only a few days you can enjoy a range of experiences: from NASCAR racing to rodeos, world-class museums to cowboy cuisine, boutique shopping to a Top 5 zoo, biking to horseback riding. The Fort Worth Convention and Vistiors Bureau provides information that will help you plan your trip and explore each of our unique districts to see what Fort Worth has to offer you.
  • Sundance Square: Spanning 35 blocks in Downtown Fort Worth, Sundance Square is filled with dozens of options for shopping, dining and entertainment.
  • Local Parks: A list of parks that are located near the Sid Richardson Museum and Sundance Square.

Dallas Museums

  • Dallas Museum of Art: The Dallas Museum of Art (DMA) is among the 10 largest art museums in the country and is distinguished by its commitment to research, innovation and public engagement. At the heart of the Museum and its programs is its global collection, which encompasses more than 24,000 works and spans 5,000 years of history, representing a full range of world cultures. 
  • Perot Museum of Nature and Science: At the Perot Museum of Nature and Science, you can race a T. rex, challenge friends in robot competitions, explore the astonishing links between dinosaurs and modern-day birds, experience a simulated earthquake, journey through the universe, and test what it means to “be human”. Everything from dinosaurs to DNA to diamonds are packed into five levels of hands-on discovery and adventure. The Muesum was built to inspire the life-long learner in all of us.
  • Nasher Sculpture Center: Located in the heart of the Dallas Arts District, the Nasher Sculpture Center is home to one of the finest collections of modern and contemporary sculptures in the world, the Raymond and Patsy Nasher Collection, featuring more than 300 masterpieces by Calderde Kooningdi SuveroGiacomettiHepworthKellyMatisseMiróMoorePicassoRodin,Serra and more. The longtime dream of the late Raymond and Patsy Nasher, this Dallas museum was designed by world-renowned architect Renzo Piano in collaboration with landscape architect Peter Walker.

Indian Head, painting by Charles M. Russell
Charles M. Russell | Indian Head | 1904 | Watercolor, pencil & gouache on paper | 15 1/4 inches x 9 1/4 inches